Advanced Television


Forecast: India comms revenue to grow 5.8% CAGR

The total fixed communication services revenue in India is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 per cent from $7.4 billion (€7bn) in 2021 to $9.8 billion in 2026, mainly driven by the strong growth in the fixed broadband segment, forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s India Fixed […]

June 21, 2022

Data: French FTTH adoption rises

Figures from France’s telecoms regulator Arcep reveal the rate of fibre to the home (FTTH) deployment and adoption remained high in the first quarter of 2022. ROLLOUTS: The overall rate of deployment slowed in Q1 while remaining solid, with 1.1 million new FTTH lines deployed over the course of the quarter – Over the course […]

June 14, 2022By Colin Mann

Forecast: US cable to face stronger fibre competition

Dataxis expects broadband penetration to keep increasing to reach almost 100 per cent of US households by 2026. In a market historically dominated by cable operators, optical fibre will play the most significant role in this growth, representing the vast majority of gained subscribers within the next five years. In 2026, FTTH should therefore account […]

June 10, 2022

Portugal reaches 4.4m pay-TV subs

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Portugal reached 4.4 million in Q1 2022, a three per cent growth on the same period last year. According to the National Communications Authority (Anacom), this was the lowest growth rate since the end of 2014 or when data started being collected. The pay-TV penetration rate grew by 0.4 […]

June 9, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

InCoax Networks, PCs for People ensure digital inclusion in Texas

PCs for People and InCoax Networks have collaborated and successfully delivered high-speed, multi-gigabit connectivity to an affordable housing complex in Pflugerville, a suburb of Austin, Texas. Stoneridge Apartments is a 256-apartment complex spanning across 13 buildings and to remain attractive to present and future tenants, it needed to ensure digital inclusion to the families eligible […]

June 8, 2022

Study: France ranked top for Euro FTTH

France is now ranked as the leading European FTTH nation, ahead of Germany, according to the 2022 Très Haut Débit (High Speed Broadband) conference, which revealed the latest findings from the National Observatory for High Speed Broadband (HSB), co-authored by Infra-Num of la Banque des Territoires and Avicca. This study confirmed the ambitious plan – Plan […]

June 7, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

France: 14.5m fibre access lines

There were a total 14.5 million active fibre access lines in France at the end of 2021, which represents a year-on-year increase of 4.1 million, according to telecoms watchdog Arcep’s 2021 annual Observatory. For the first time, there were more active fibre-based broadband and superfast broadband lines than copper network DSL-based ones (14.4 million. Among […]

May 26, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

FTTH Council Europe confirms “steady growth”

During the FTTH Conference in Vienna, the FTTH Council Europe revealed several reports outlining the latest figures on fibre deployment trends in Europe: the 2022 Market Panorama, the FTTH Forecasts for 2022-2027, the FTTH/B Global Ranking, and the report on FTTH/B in Rural Areas, prepared by IDATE. All reports are based on the latest available […]

May 24, 2022

TIM agrees fibre deal

In a move designed to speed up digitalisation of Italy, dominant telco TIM, FiberCop and Open Fiber have signed a commercial agreement that allows for the reuse of the network infrastructures in what are termed the ‘white areas’, where the development of a TLC infrastructure under concession has been financed by public funding. The agreement […]

May 16, 2022

Self-installation boost for FTTH rollouts

Fibre optic component specialist HUBER+SUHNER has unveiled a new Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) modular connectivity solution, suggesting it is the first on the market to enable subscribers partially to install their own fibre. Known as RESA, the new solution is designed for rural/suburban residential and commercial areas, intended to provide an easy installation alternative for both carriers […]

May 9, 2022